Best Podcasting Blogs

The 5 Best Podcasting Blogs

What if there was a way to learn the best tips and strategies from the industry’s podcast experts? Well, if you read the right blogs, there is.

Podcasting blogs are an excellent way to find the answers you need from the people who know what they’re talking about. That being said, not all podcasting blogs are created equal.

Here are the 5 blogs we think every podcaster should read.

1. Podcast Insights

Podcast Insights is a tremendous all-around blog that offers content for beginner and intermediate-level podcasters.

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We recommend checking out their "How To Start A Podcast" email course. It starts with choosing a podcast topic ends with submitting to Apple Podcasts. You can find it on the home page, just scroll down until you see it.

2. The Podcast Host

The Podcast Host is one of the largest podcasting blogs on the internet. If you have a question related to podcasting, chances are they have the answer.

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They’ve put together an excellent, exhaustive guide on how to squeeze a lot of content out of every idea. Click here to read their Content Stacking Guide.

3. The Audacity to Podcast

The Audacity to Podcast is a blog/podcast combo run by one of the undisputed experts in the world of podcasting, Daniel J. Lewis (not to be confused with Oscar-winning actor).

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If you’re new to the world of podcasting, Daniel has put together a list of the episodes and resources he recommends if you're starting out or about to start. Click here to view Daniel's list.

4. Smart Passive Income - Podcasting

Smart Passive Income is a blog run by Pat Flynn, one of the godfathers in the “how to podcast” space. He’s helped hundreds of people build a business or brand on the back of podcasting and has some great free resources to help you on your podcasting journey.

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If you’re new to podcasting, Pat has an excellent intro to podcasting mini-course which you can get for free. It’s three days of videos that walk you through what you need to do to get started.

5. Hot Pod News

Hot Pod provides analysis, insight, and commentary on the growing podcast industry. It's for anybody who wants to understand what's happening in the fast-changing world of podcasting.

You won't find podcasting guides on here, but instead find in-depth analysis of the moves in podcasting. If you're running a company in the podcasting space, or part of a podcasting network, you should absolutely be reading Hot Pod.

Bonus: The Buzzsprout Blog

We may be biased—okay, we're definitely biased—but we think the Buzzsprout blog is one of the better resources for podcasters. Whether you're looking to start, grow, or sustain your podcast, every article is written to give you actionable steps to become a better podcaster and create a better podcast.

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Need to make sure you have all your bases covered? Check out our Guide on How to Make a Podcast or subscribe to our podcast called “How to Start a Podcast” (Available in Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and on Buzzsprout).

Travis Albritton

Travis Albritton

Travis Albritton is the Head of Content for Buzzsprout and host of "How to Start a Podcast" and "Buzzcast."